Yasuna Iman Berlin based female artist using plant based dye

MODERN MUSE 07 - YASUNA IMAN

Our latest Muse is Yasuna Iman, a Berlin-based artist and modern day wise woman. We met at her studio to discuss art, painting with plant-based dye, going with the flow, and surrendering to the unknown.
Month Ahead Mood - Virgo Season

Month Ahead Mood - Virgo Season

Just days after August's New Moon in Leo is the official start of Virgo season. We'd like to explore this transitional period from the outward expressive heat of Leo and the peak of summer vibrancy to the more grounded and earthy Virgo energy, as we enjoy these end of summer days and get ready for the approaching Autumn equinox.
Month Ahead Mood - July New Moon & Leo Season

Month Ahead Mood - July New Moon & Leo Season

With Leo season starting just a few days after the New Moon, we'd like to touch on some month ahead themes as part of our continuing series dedicated to the New Moon cycle and its cyclical interaction with the zodiac signs.
Month Ahead Mood - New Moon in Cancer

Month Ahead Mood - New Moon in Cancer

In continuation with our newest series dedicated to the New Moon cycle, we happily offer a bit of inspiration to get in the mood for June's New Moon, which falls in the sign of Cancer and happens to coincide with Summer Solstice 2020. 
MODERN MUSE 06 - Ena Dahl

MODERN MUSE 06 - Ena Dahl

On the eve of the last full moon, we met Berlin-based writer Ena Dahl who in her work focuses on uniting topics of sexuality and spirituality. We spoke intimately with her about the unexpected journey becoming the woman she is today, then we all ventured into the woods to catch that magic summer evening light and embrace our wildness during the golden hour.
Morning Rituals - 5 Simple Ways to Start Your Day Right

Morning Rituals - 5 Simple Ways to Start Your Day Right

We can‘t always be in control of what kind of events or activities we will encounter throughout the day, but there are things we can do to help mentally and physically prepare ourselves to be strong and present for whatever comes our way. 
Month Ahead Mood - New Moon in Gemini

Month Ahead Mood - New Moon in Gemini

As many of you already know, we are pretty smitten by the moon here at AVMM and love to follow her monthly cycles as an opportunity to feel more connected to the rhythms of nature. As the May 2020 New Moon approaches, we’d like to delve into the meaning of the upcoming New Moon in Gemini.
The Art of Scent: The Lavender Edition

The Art of Scent: The Lavender Edition

With spring already in full bloom and the approaching summer season nipping at our heels, we can’t help but be overtaken by the abounding fragrances blossoming around us like lavender, cherry blossoms, jasmine, and rose hips just to name a few.
MODERN MUSE 05 - DÓRA FÖLDES

MODERN MUSE 05 - DÓRA FÖLDES

Artist, stylist, business owner, mother – whichever area of her life Dóra Földes turns her attention to, her approach remains consistent: instilled with love and care, following her intuition and setting her own pace. Her vintage boutique-café Grus Grus in Berlin-Wedding is a microcosm of her wo...
Modern MUSE 04 - Yasmin Bawa

Modern MUSE 04 - Yasmin Bawa

What exactly inspires someone to leave their stable job with a well-known fashion brand to dive into the unknown? What drives someone to spend long hours hidden away in their room, attempting to perfect a creative process that has yet to be invented?     Immediately captivated by Yasmin Bawa's w...
Modern MUSE 03 - Zoja Smutny

Modern MUSE 03 - Zoja Smutny

"To me, I’m doing yoga right now because I’m present for the situation. That’s what I want to get out of it: to be present, not just with my body, but also with my heart and mind. When you join me on the island, it’s not about the one hour in the studio, it’s about the whole experience. Yoga is about taking in, as opposed to reacting immediately. "
Modern Muse 02 - Kathy Suyun Kwon

Modern Muse 02 - Kathy Suyun Kwon

Defined as habits with intention, rituals can serve as anchors in otherwise capricious times, which is perhaps one of the reasons Kathy Kwon has been predisposed to forming a number of her own since early childhood.